Services & Discounts With Affiliates
UTW members have the best of both worlds. Our affiliation with both national organizations, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Education Association (NEA), allows us to offer the best in benefits and services. This includes many types of insurance, discounts on car rentals, travel, entertainment, cell phones, credit and budget counseling, loan programs and progressive professional development.
National Education Association (NEA)
The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.
American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
The American Federation of Teachers is a union of professionals that champions fairness; democracy; economic opportunity; and high-quality public education, healthcare and public services for our students, their families and our communities. We are committed to advancing these principles through community engagement, organizing, collective bargaining and political activism, and especially through the work our members do.
The American Federation of Teachers, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO, was founded in 1916 and today represents 1.5 million members in more than 3,000 local affiliates nationwide.